Attractions on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula in West Iceland

Arnarstapi Village

Arnarstapi village is surrounded by beautiful mountains and a black sand beach, and has a long history dating back to the Viking age.

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Stykkisholmur 

Stykkishólmur is a popular tourist destination, due to its charming architecture and stunning natural surroundings in West Iceland.

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Búðarkirkja

Búdarkirkja black church, is located at Budir, within the Budahraun lava field on Snæfellsnes peninsula. The current church was reconstructed in 1987.

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Kirkjufell

This stunning natural landmark is located in a picturesque area near the town of Grundarfjordur and a must see.

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Snæfellsjokull Glacier

Snaefellsjokull glacier is an active volcano, having been built up through numerous eruptions during the last 800,000 years.

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Other attractions in West Iceland

Deildartunguhver spring

If you’re looking for a unique and surreal hot spring experience, Deildartunguhver in Iceland might be to your likings

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Hraunfossar and Barnafoss

Hraunfossar is a series of rivulets that flow over a distance of about 900 meters from under the Hallmundarhraun lava field.

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Flatey Island

Flatey is located in the Breiðafjörður bay, and is about three square kilometers in size. Once a home to a thriving community.

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Reykholt

Reykholt is a fascinating place to visit. It was the home of several bishops over the years, and the site of an important cultural center.

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Hvalfjordur

Hvalfjordur is a beautiful fjord located in the Western Region of the country, and it’s a great spot for fishing, hiking, and sightseeing.

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Vidgelmir Cave

This lava cave, almost completely preserved, is unlike any other and offers visitors a unique experience that they will never forget.

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